Silent Auction & Raffle Items

Here's a glance at some of the items up for grabs!

The evening will feature a silent auction with an array of themed packages; below is a sneak preview of a few fabulous items that will be available. Look for the full list of items and early bidding options during the week leading up to Gala.



An Unforgettable Two Week Stay in Grimentz, Switzerland

The picturesque Valais village of Grimentz at 1,572 meters high, is the epitome of European splendor. With its wandering streets and alleyways and colorful geraniums you can’t help being plunged into the olden days. Grimentz has a wealth of natural and cultural resources, offering its guests a range of varied activities, including hiking, horseback riding, tennis, climbing, and fishing. Visit the Moiry dam and glacier or just relax and enjoy the beautiful mountain views. Live the European life for two weeks in this lovely Swiss flat.

Available June/July 2019 or June/July 2020.


Cayman Vacation

An adventure awaits in the Cayman Islands! Come play in the clear blue water--scuba, snorkel, sail, waterski, and windsurf. Relax by the pool or enjoy a massage. There are plenty of ways to entertain yourself at this fabulous family getaway. Your stay at The Morritt's Resort includes 1 bed with pull-out sofa and a full kitchen. The resort has a pool and hot tub, spa, sports courts, laundry facilities, and fitness center.

One-week stay August 4-11, 2019. Activities, food, and drinks are extra and reservations are required for activities.


Fun in the Fields: Dove Hunt for 12

Enjoy the thrill of the hunt at “one of the best dove hunts in North America!” Little George Rod and Gun is a 900-acre farm located in Buckingham County along the James River. The dedication to habitat and healthy food plots shines through in the 20 acres of mature sunflowers, on four separate fields that keeps the birds returning year after year. The afternoon is completed with drinks and an early dinner with room for spouses at the farmhouse where you can relax and talk about those shots well taken—but never missed.   To complete your day, you’ll enjoy one dove bucket with a camouflage wrap, one Mojo dove decoy, and a Green Top hat.

 Availability on weekend days between mid-September through late October 2019.


Progressive Dinner in Lower Tuckahoe

Eight Steward families will share hosting duties for a fabulous three-course dinner in Lower Tuckahoe, a neighborhood off River Road. They will provide drinks, food, transportation between houses, and hospitality.

Date to be mutually agreed upon.




Purchase raffle tickets for your chance to win one of the packages below, each package is valued at roughly $1,200. 

Raffle Ticket Price: $25 per raffle ticket or 5 tickets for $100


Click Here to Purchase Raffle Tickets


The Greenbrier

Located amid the breathtaking mountains of West Virginia, The Greenbrier combines the graciousness of the past with exceptional comforts of today. Regarded as one of the finest luxury resorts around the world, The Greenbrier boasts services and amenities such as championship golf, fine dining, a world-renowned spa, a casino, and more than 55 activities. Enjoy a two-night stay in a traditional king or two doubles room and a $250 certificate towards food and activities.

Dates dependent on availability. Extended stay at winner's expense is available.


Dine and Wine at Shagbark

Do you have something to celebrate? Is family coming for the holidays, and you don't want to cook? Want to treat some of your closest friends to a special evening? Enjoy a delicious chef's dinner and wine pairing for twelve. Walter Bundy, former chef at The Jefferson's Lemaire where he was voted top chef of the year, celebrates local ingredients in his southern inspired dishes. For your group, he will prepare a four-course meal paired with wine selections from the restaurant. Gather, eat, and enjoy!

Date dependent on availability. Tax and gratuity is NOT included (approx $450 to be paid the night of the event). Not valid on Saturdays, during the months of November and December or on holidays. Additional alcohol and food purchases are not included. Expires March 2, 2020


A Bike, A Basket, and Lunch

Come bike along Richmond's Capital Trail! With 52 miles of path and 44 historical markers, the trail documents over 400 years of local history. Your trip will depart from Upper Shirley Vineyards at 10 a.m. on chic, Priority Bicycles fitted with Nantucket Bike Baskets. Enjoy a 14-mile leisurely guided tour. Stop along with way for a snack and take in the views. Return to Upper Shirley for a gourmet picnic lunch by Palate Picnics. Please allow 4-5 hours for this excursion.

Date dependent on availability.


Raffle Process: The winner will choose ONE package, the other 2 items will remain in the silent auction for bidding.  Once the winner's choice is announced during the program, that item will be removed from the silent auction, and the remaining two items will go to the highest individual bidders.

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